Karla Adam


London correspondent covering the United Kingdom

Education: Queen's University, BA in psychology ; London School of Economics, MSc in organizational psychology; Columbia University, MS in journalism

Karla Adam is a London correspondent for The Washington Post. Before joining The Post in 2006, she worked as a freelancer in London, writing for several U.S. publications including the New York Times, Newsweek and People magazine. She is a former president of the Association of American Correspondents in London. Adam has degrees from Queen’s University in Canada, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and the London School of Economics. She is a former president of the Association of American Correspondents in London.
Latest from Karla Adam

Despite Brexit pledges, net migration to U.K. hits record high

Attitudes about migration levels have changed dramatically since the 2016 Brexit vote. It is no longer the salient issue that it once was.

May 25, 2023

Court denies Prince Harry bid to hire U.K. police for his security

Harry travels with his own security, but he wanted to pay for specially trained British police when in the country, which the Home Office denied.

May 23, 2023

New York car chase highlights Prince Harry’s mission to change the media

Harry says his mission in life is to change tabloid culture, which he believes not only pollutes the lives of media consumers but is responsible for his own rift with the royal family.

May 18, 2023

Prince Harry, Meghan say they were chased by NYC paparazzi. Cab driver describes incident.

Prince Harry and Meghan were involved in a “near catastrophic car chase at the hands of a ring of highly aggressive paparazzi,” the couple's spokeswoman said.

May 17, 2023

Sweden wins Eurovision contest marked by kitsch and tributes to Ukraine

At the 67th Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool, wartime tributes jostle against kitsch and extreme silliness.

May 14, 2023

    Meet Käärijä, the Finnish star of Eurovision

    Käärijä, a Finnish rapper best known for his song “Cha Cha Cha,” is one of the favorites to win the 67th Eurovision Song Contest.

    May 13, 2023

    Why is Eurovision a big deal? A guide for perplexed Americans.

    The United Kingdom is hosting this year's competition, the biggest, and strangest, live music event on the planet.

    May 11, 2023

    Tom Cruise tells King Charles: ‘You can be my wingman anytime’

    The American actor was among the entertainers helping the new sovereign celebrate his coronation at Windsor Castle, where a gala concert took place Sunday.

    May 8, 2023

    Britain crowns King Charles III, Queen Camilla in day of family, pomp and ceremony

    King Charles and Queen Camilla, who were crowned at Westminster Abbey, went on a procession to Buckingham Palace during Britain's first coronation in 70 years.

    May 6, 2023

    King Charles coronation: Long-awaited day was medieval, modern ... and momentous

    King Charles III finally sat on his Coronation Chair, above the Stone of Destiny, while a heavy crown was fitted upon his head.

    May 6, 2023